The Zentner Collection - For the Finest in Asian Antiques
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1361309
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Antique Japanese bronze vase, with two swimming koi fish in high relief. Hand-signed by the artist on its side. Given as a gift in 1964 with special commemorative inscription on foot.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions : 9" x 9" x 15" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1361308
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Antique Japanese Noh theatre mask of a young woman, or Onna. Hand-carved cypress wood with katabori chisel mark patina. Her face is hand-painted in dimensional flesh tones, with blackened teeth, red lips, and wisps of hair.

Taisho period circa 1920

Dimensions: 5.25" L x 3" D x 8.25" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1361248
The Zentner Collection
$750.00
Antique Japanese gilt lacquered kanban, or shop sign. With hand-painted portrait of the shop's owner and the words "Trade Mark" above and kanji below.

Meiji period (1868-1912)

Dimensions: 12" W x 2" D x 54" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1361160
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$1,750.00
Antique Japanese set of 7 imari plates, with cobalt blue underglaze phoenix motif accented in gilt, surrounded by a network of various flowers, red and gilt emblems, butterflies, and cobalt blue geometric design along the inner rim. The underside features designs of mon with leaves and tassels, and six character mark in the center of the foot.

Size: 9.5" W x 1.5" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1361156
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$2,000.00
Japanese antique transom made of keyaki (elm) wood and carved with a scene of Ushiwaka and Benkei battling on Gojo Bridge in Kyoto. The young samurai, Yoshitsune (also known as Ushiwaka-maru) is depicted in an acrobatic pose, leaping over Benkei, the giant wild-man who was intent on stealing Ushiwaka's sword. Another samurai is carved below them, his much smaller form suggesting he is far below the action...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Sculpture : Pre 1900 item #1361137
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$2,000.00
Japanese antique transom made of keyaki (elm) wood and carved with scenes of samurai warriors. On the left hand side, a general gives orders to his troops (small figures carved in the round) partially behind a camp curtain. On the right hand side, another samurai rides a battle horse and raises his weapon high over his head. All around them are pine branches and swirling mist.

Edo Period (19th century)

Dimensions: 17 1/4" high x 45 1/2" long x 5 1/2" deep.
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1361102
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$6,000.00
Korean antique 2-panel screen painting depicting two tigers. The charming style of this original painting is indicative of traditional Korean folk tigers and yet, they of a finer quality. The artist paid close attention to detail including every hair of each tiger. Wide toothy mouths and round, wild eyes project a playful ferociousness. Painted in mineral colors and ink on paper...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1360826
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Important Tang Dynasty (AD 618-907) sutra container from a San Francisco dealer who has been in business for over 40 years. This sutra container came to us as part of a group which belonged to the Avery Brundage Collection. There is a remnant of an old Brundage collector’s seal on the outside rim of the container as seen in the photographs...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1360791
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On Hold
Antique Chinese scroll painting of a realistic looking pile of old fan cards, one of them with the image of Quan Yin. This style is called "trompe l'oeil". Signed "Lei, Tian Yun" with red chop, and calligraphy dedicating the piece in Hong Kong. Circa 1960

Dimensions: 35" x 15.25" (entire scroll) 27.5" x 14.25" (artwork only)
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1360741
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Sale Pending
Antique Chinese porcelain vase, of a stylized gourd shape, the neck fluted into a dramatic flared lip with foliate edges. Scenes of playing children in a famille rose glaze color palette and sculpted beast head "handles" at the vase's sides. The large lower portion of the vase body has an inscription with three red chops, tapering into a short flaring foot with slightly recessed base and red four character mark.

Republic Period

Dimensions : 4.75" x 4.75" x 9"H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1360736
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$2,500.00
Antique Chinese porcelain brush washer, with ocean landscape scenes of boats on the water, and inscription on the backside with red chop. The foot is slightly recessed with unusual red mark. The brush washer is of a round form with flattened base and a wide mouth with a very short lip.

Republic period

Dimensions : 3.5" x 3.5" x 3" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Korean : Pre 1920 item #1360652
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SOLD
Antique Korean single section bedside chest, with "book matching" front panels of hardwood burl. Four drawers line the top of the chest with brass handles in motifs of lucky bats. The front of the chest features a pair of doors with incised brass plating.

Dimensions: 36.5" L x 17.5" D x 24.25" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1360467
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Antique Chinese pair of Large Shiwan ware goddess statues. These wares originated out of kilns in the Shiwanzhen subdistrict within the city of Foshan, going as far back as the Neolithic period. Each goddess mirrors the form of the other, holding a large vase above their heads, on a cloud pedestal with a small deer at their sides as a symbol of longevity. Each statue is pigmented with deep navy blue, robin's egg blue, beige, and white underglazes with some areas left bare...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Chinese : Pre 1920 item #1360406
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$6,000.00
Antique Chinese bench, made of Hongmu and other mixed woods. Inset with marble headrests. The underside is carved with motifs of scrolling lingzhi mushrooms, and its sides are carved with scrolling key frets. Very heavy. With bamboo mat seat cover.

Size: 79" L x 43.5" D x 42" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1360369
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An antique, entirely custom hand-painted Japanese two-section kimono tansu. Made of Persimmon wood.

Taisho period (1912-1925)

Dimensions : 46.75" L x 16.75" D x 41" H

A write up from the artists :


The Fox and Persimmon Tansu

This unusual, mid-size, two section kimono tansu was handcrafted, circa 1920-1930, of beautiful rich persimmon wood...
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1360324
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$2,400.00
Antique Japanese set of 10 imari plates with foliate edges, underglaze motifs of and scrolling vines with gilt accents. The underside features cobalt blue underglaze auspicious objects and a four character signature.

Size: 9.5" W x 1.75" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1360323
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$750.00
Antique Japanese hardwood cha tansu (tea chest) with four tiered shelves for the display of tea ceremony articles such as tea pots, plates, etc. The top right section holds a storage compartment behind two sliding panels, while the lower section holds both a large shelved compartment and a secret hidden drawer. Late Meiji period (1868-1912)

Size: 28.75" L x 10.75" D x 36" H
All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Pre 1920 item #1360155
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$2,250.00
Antique Japanese kannon biraki tansu of an unusual small size, made of Kiri (paulownia) wood. The front of the chest is covered in ornate iron hardware with studs. The central lock is a motif of Kiri leaves with two door pulls. The doors open to a shelved interior space with two exterior drawers below. All original condition.

Size: 22.5" L x 15.25" D x 19" H